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by Man out of Time
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway
Replies: 85
Views: 32339

Re: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway

As we now know, '' Look Now '' included three new Bacharach/MacManus compositions, that might form part of PFM the Musical , or may have been part of the Austin Powers Musical or neither. These were "Don't Look Now", "Photographs Can Lie" and "He's Given Me Things". At ...
by Man out of Time
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Mystery songs on ASCAP site
Replies: 66
Views: 24707

Re: Mystery songs on ASCAP site

The ASCAP site has had a big update with nine(!) EC songs added: ... With so many songs added at the same time, these might be songs intended for the new album. Bingo! Separately, ASCAP lists Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus as one of four writers on a song called "Do You Think You're Movin' O...
by Man out of Time
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bright Blue Times, not the song but the fan magazine
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: Bright Blue Times, not the song but the fan magazine

The creator was Connor Ratliff who is an actor in the USA:

http://connorratliff.tumblr.com/post/112003195532/connor-ratliff-elvis-costello

He seems to be busy acting these days.

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by Man out of Time
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Edinburgh (Scotland), June 24, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3368

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Edinburgh (Scotland), June 24, 2018

Review published on June 24, 2018 on Music blog: The Modern Record : "" ELVIS COSTELLO // PLAYHOUSE, EDINBURGH VETERAN SINGER SONGWRITER ELVIS COSTELLO PERFORMS CAREER-SPANNING SET AT PLAYHOUSE, EDINBURGH 2018-06-24 Edinburgh photo 04.jpg 4 Stars For an artist such as Elvis Costello and th...
by Man out of Time
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Under Lime'
Replies: 40
Views: 2739

Re: 'Under Lime'

Song of the Week in Die Presse in Vienna. This article by Thomas Kramar published on 14 October 2018 explains why: (...) "That's how the" limelight ", the limelight, to chalk, under which hopes suffocate. Bad song. MOOT Bad song? Better translation is “angry song”. The German word &q...
by Man out of Time
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Under Lime'
Replies: 40
Views: 2739

Re: 'Under Lime'

Song of the Week in Die Presse in Vienna. This article by Thomas Kramar published on 14 October 2018 explains why: " Diese Show kennt keine Gnade Declan MacManus, geboren 1954 in London, nannte sich 1977 Elvis Costello und wurde zum klugen Nerd der New Wave. Sein neues Album (mit den Imposters)...
by Man out of Time
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello and The Imposters play Sydney, Jan 30 '13
Replies: 16
Views: 3944

Re: Elvis Costello and The Imposters play Sydney, Jan 30 '13

Review by Bernard Zuel published in The Age , on 31 January 2013: Keeping it wheel Elvis Costello and the Imposters State Theatre, January 30 2013-01-30 Sydney photo 01.JPG "As tempting as it is to defer to giants such as Barnaby Joyce and Cory Bernardi, let's grant science its higher ground on...
by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Attractions, Hope and Anchor 1980
Replies: 3
Views: 460

Re: Elvis & Attractions, Hope and Anchor 1980

For the sake of posterity, the live tracks from May 1980 played on the Gideon Coe show last week were: Girls Talk High Fidelity Lipstick Vogue I Stand Accused Lipstick Vogue. Little Sister All very fast. The live stuff from Elvis starts at 2hours and 20 minutes into Gideon's three hour show. MOOT
by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, Cardiff , June 25 '15
Replies: 26
Views: 4795

Re: Elvis, solo, Cardiff , June 25 '15

Interesting that, thus far, this show was the only live performance of I Let The Sun Go Down.

Can anyone who has heard the audience recording of this show say how far the lyrics of the recorded version on Look Now are the same, or different?

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by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on the One Show, BBC TV 1 tomorrow, 12 Sept. 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1442

Re: Elvis on the One Show, BBC TV 1 tomorrow, 12 Sept. 2018

Alex Jones, Elvis, Matt Baker and Mel Giedroyc:

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Alex, Elvis, Matt and Mel
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The "Gap" is very evident.

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by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on BBC Radio Wales (Janice Long), October 17, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 249

Elvis on BBC Radio Wales (Janice Long), October 17, 2018

The media blitz for the release of Look Now also included this interview with veteran broadcaster (and Elvis fan) Janice Long who now has a show on BBC Radio Wales. BBC Radio player Elvis's segment starts an hour and ten minutes into the show, if you want to avoid week old Welsh traffic reports. Onl...
by Man out of Time
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on Becky Want (BBC Radio Manchester), October 15 & 16, 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Elvis on Becky Want (BBC Radio Manchester), October 15 & 16, 2018

Part One of this interview is available online here.

Elvis's section starts at 2 hrs 13 minutes into the show, with a shoutout to sheeptotheslaughter!

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by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on The Joy of 6 (BBC Radio 6), October 14, 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: Elvis on The Joy of 6 (BBC Radio 6), October 14, 2018

This includes an extract (?) from EC's conversation with Mary Anne Hobbs broadcast (in two parts) on 6 October and 7 October. EC's contribution to this show starts at 13 mins 50 secs and runs until 40 mins, so about 26 minutes worth. He covers the now familiar subject of his father's career, the Ham...
by Man out of Time
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on BBC 5 Live radio show, Sept. 13th 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 831

Re: Elvis on BBC 5 Live radio show, Sept. 13th 2018

This is a very good interview. A lot about songwriting, some honest reflections on the recent European Tour, and why it had to end prematurely. Some interesting stuff on writing and working with Burt Bacharach and Carole King. The big question that he rather ducks is why he went back on his stated i...
by Man out of Time
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello on Music Changing the World and the Trump Administration
Replies: 0
Views: 266

Elvis Costello on Music Changing the World and the Trump Administration

As part of the media blitz for Look Now EC recorded this short video interview for "Now This".

He continues on his recent theme about Political songs and songs not being written with the intention of changing the world or (presumably) bringing down elected administrations.

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by Man out of Time
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3172

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018

A review by Adam Kennedy posted at National Rock Reviews , which is a new website to me, but seems to have a fair amount of recent content. I guess it is a reaction to journalists and photographers no longer having a printed outlet for their work. " Elvis Costello & The Imposters at Newcast...
by Man out of Time
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play the Love Supreme Festival, Glynde Place, East Sussex , England , June 30 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 4689

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play the Love Supreme Festival, Glynde Place, East Sussex , England , June 30 2018

A review of the festival by Steve Clements, published in The Brighton Source on 6 July 2018 included this paragraph on EC and the Imposters and a photograph by Francesca Moore: "The weekend’s most contentious booking was headliner Elvis Costello, who said he was honoured to be on the same bill ...
by Man out of Time
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Madrid (Spain), June 21, 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1798

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Madrid (Spain), June 21, 2018

Review credited to EFE published in La Voz de Galicia , on 22 June, 2018. " Elvis Costello abre las Noches del Botánico de Madrid con un brasileño tocando clásicos de David Bowie El músico británico compartió la inauguración del festival con el sambista carioca Seu Jorge Recién llegado de su ac...
by Man out of Time
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3172

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018

A review by Philip Tallentire published in the Teesside Gazette on 26 June, 2018. " Newcastle City Hall review: Costello’s no imposter, he’s still an attraction Elvis Costello & The Imposters deliver a set full of classics on their latest visit to the North-east Elvis Costello is one of the...
by Man out of Time
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Royal Park Live (Holland), July 5, 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2044

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Royal Park Live (Holland), July 5, 2018

Blogger Ronaldsays reviews the show at his blog here: http://www.ronaldsays.com/2018/07/on-stage-elvis-costello-de-dijk-royal.html "On Stage: Elvis Costello + De Dijk @ Royal Park Live In the middle of the Netherlands there's a big palace Paleis Soestdijk that used to belong to the royal family...
by Man out of Time
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Royal Park Live (Holland), July 5, 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2044

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Royal Park Live (Holland), July 5, 2018

Brief review in Dutch by Iñaki Oñorbe Genovesi in De Volkskrant published on 6 July 2018: "NIEUWS ELVIS COSTELLO Elvis Costello staakt tournee wegens ziekte Donderdagavond trad zanger Elvis Costello nog met zijn vaste begeleidingsband The Imposters op in de tuinen van Paleis Soestdijk. Zijn ste...
by Man out of Time
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 22nd August
Replies: 17
Views: 3475

Re: London meet up - Saturday 22nd August

Just to mention that the Two Chairmen pub, just off Trafalgar Square, has now closed. if you get the chance to watch "Killing Eve" on the BBC Iplayer, you will note (in episode 2) that Eve's new office shown to her by Fiona Shaw's character, just off Trafalgar Square, is opposite what was...
by Man out of Time
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3698

Re: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018

If I can add my thoughts on Monday's recording. There was a lot of queuing and messing about getting into the studio. You would not imagine that the Maida Vale audience team did this every week. It was great that Steve was able to join Elvis for the recording. I spotted him getting out of the taxi t...
by Man out of Time
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Sebastian Krys - producer of "Look Now"
Replies: 2
Views: 712

Re: Sebastian Krys - producer of "Look Now"

Shellacandvinyl wrote:It will also be archived here.


Thanks for the link "DJ Juan".

The "International Echo" show broadcast on 23 August is now archived here.

I am sure others may like to hear it too.

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by Man out of Time
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Graz, Austria, July 9th 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 934

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Graz, Austria, July 9th 2018

Interview with Elvis by Brigitte Schokarth published in Kurier on 3 July ahead of the Imposters shows in Graz and Vienna, which were subsequently cancelled. In German: " Interview mit Elvis Costello: Kein Schutzpatron der Wütenden Der Ehemann von Diana Krall spricht über sein Image, seine Liebe...

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